James “Jack” Clements, Jr. / Obituary / March 25, 1928 – September 14, 2018

James “Jack” Clements, Jr.
March 25, 1928 – September 14, 2018


James Gaston Clements, Jr., born March 25, 1928, passed away Sept. 14, 2018 at Lake Wales Medical Center, Lake Wales, Fl., from complications of pneumonia.

He was preceded in death by his parents James Gaston & Eddie Simmons Clements and was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Dover. Jack’s strong faith in his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ sustained him and his family throughout his life and we the family give God the Glory for all those who were instrumental in his care.

Jack’s family would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff at James Ranch for their kind, compassionate, cheerful care of Jack over the past 32 years. Support Associate of Tampa Bay, who has facilitated his support plan for 32 years. Also, the many Doctors and Nurses at Osceola Regional Medical Center, Lake Wales Medical Center, and the Groves Center, Lake Wales, Fl., who handled a difficult situation with such compassionate kindness. Also, Ms. Norma Bills of Michigan Court Group Home, Poinciana, Fl., where Jack lived for the past two months and with whom Jack formed an immediate bond.

He is survived by sister Anna Moore, Jacksonville, NC., Betty Horton Devey (Gwynn), Lake Wales, Fl., brother Paul F. Clements, Tampa, Fl., numerous nieces and nephews, and many friends and loved ones associated with MacDonald Training Center, James Ranch, Cork, Fl.

A memorial service is planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to the MacDonald Training Center, 5420 W. Cypress St., Tampa, Fl., 33607.